Gravel isnt a quantum leap in Warren Elliss catalogue but really this a character type that he dives into with relish and seems to get the most fun out of writing. The action/horror hybrid rarely works in any medium. Gravel is the rare exception delivering ass kicking and chills in equal measure. He may be a tight-lipped cantankerous badass but as long as this title keeps delivering creepy fun, Im willing to visit Gravel every month. Read Full Review
All in all this series fumbles, and it fumbles greatly. Ellis's knack for the dark and disturbing instead comes across as a desperate attempt to shove excessive violence in the readers' faces. The mythology and magical elements are too vague and inaccessible to be interesting, and mixing guns into the equation further dilutes the potential for this new series. Gravel may be an old character, but he needed a revamp. It's a shame this fantastic author (along with co-writer Mike Wolfer) couldn't do something better with this franchise. Read Full Review
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